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Why Spark Plug Metallurgy Matters

Design and engineering are part of the equation for a successful spark plug, but meeting OE specifications can only push performance so far. The makeup, or metallurgy, of the plug’s conductive material can be the difference-maker for mileage, service life, fuel efficiency and fouling resistance. Why is Metallurgy Important? It’s a fact that noble metals

VIDEO: Hot Or Cold Spark Plug Torque

We discuss how and when spark plugs should be installed. This video is sponsored by Autolite.

VIDEO: Inspecting Spark Plug Appearance

A spark plug can reveal short- and long-term problems if you know where to look. This video is sponsored by Autolite.

VIDEO: Guess The Spark Plug Replacement Interval

Are you a master of spark plug intervals? This challenge will prove it. This video is sponsored by Autolite.

The Big Shift In Spark Plugs

Spark plug manufacturers are using iridium and other precious metals to make plugs perform better and last longer.

VIDEO: To Gap Or Not To Gap Spark Plugs

Find out what spark plugs need to be gapped and the tools required to get the job done. This video is sponsored by Autolite.

VIDEO: Spark Plugs And Ignition Coils Are Intrinsically Linked

It’s critical that ignition coils are firing with the correct type of spark plug. This video is sponsored by Autolite.

Autolite Announces New Premium Packaging For Iridium Ultra Spark Plug

Developed to help distinguish Iridium Ultra as Autolite’s premium offering, the new packaging utilizes bold black color cues and spot varnish coatings that highlight the iconic Autolite logo and striking bolt design, the company noted.

NGK Expands Portfolio with New Spark Plugs, Oxygen Sensors, Technical Sensors

“These new product releases represent the continuing commitment of the NGK and NTK brands in bringing a comprehensive mix of premium ignition and sensor products to the automotive aftermarket,” said Mark Boyle, NGK’s general manager of product.

Ford Honors NGK Spark Plugs at World Excellence Awards

Honorees were recognized for achieving the highest levels of global excellence in 10 categories.

Summit Motorsports Park in Ohio Chooses NGK as Official Spark Plug

“NGK Spark Plugs is a powerhouse when it comes to producing ignition products for cars, motorcycles and more, and many racers at Summit Motorsports Park have a substantial amount of success while using the company’s products on their race cars,” said Bill Bader Jr., president of Summit Motorsports Park.

Ignition Coils: Last Remnant of the Traditional Ignition System

Although the basic principles of induction and electromagnetism haven’t changed in the 100-plus years since its introduction, the current incarnation of the ignition coil is a much more reliable, compact and long-lasting unit than those used in previous designs.